Olivier Drean

Author's details

Name: Olivier Drean
Date registered: December 16, 2010
URL: http://www.apriso.com

Biography

Oliver Drean shares his wisdom here on Manufacturing Transformation based on 15 years in manufacturing and after implementing MES systems at Valeo, Saint Gobain, L’Oréal and Volvo CE. Who better to share their expertise on our blog than a director of solutions who’s work history includes a smattering of current Apriso customers and some of the best-running plants in the world?

Latest posts

  1. 5 Benefits of Using a Systems Integrator in Manufacturing IT — November 12, 2013
  2. Working with the White Space — March 12, 2013
  3. What is the Best Implementation Partner Strategy for a Global MES Roll Out? — February 8, 2012
  4. 6 Reasons to Maintain Global Process Consistency — December 6, 2011
  5. Five Reasons to Implement Process Improvement beyond your Four Walls — June 1, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. Operational Excellence through Enterprise Quality — 2 comments
  2. Five Reasons to Implement Process Improvement beyond your Four Walls — 1 comment
  3. What is the Best Implementation Partner Strategy for a Global MES Roll Out? — 1 comment
  4. 5 Benefits of Using a Systems Integrator in Manufacturing IT — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Nov 12 2013

5 Benefits of Using a Systems Integrator in Manufacturing IT

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Here are five reasons why you should consider using a third party Systems Integrator in Manufacturing IT

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/11/5-benefits-of-using-a-systems-integrator-in-manufacturing-it/

Mar 12 2013

Working with the White Space

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What is a white space, and how do you best remove it?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2013/03/working-with-the-white-space/

Feb 08 2012

What is the Best Implementation Partner Strategy for a Global MES Roll Out?

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When considering the implementation of an enterprise manufacturing execution system, what is the best implementation partner strategy?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2012/02/what-is-the-best-implementation-partner-strategy-for-a-global-mes-roll-out/

Dec 06 2011

6 Reasons to Maintain Global Process Consistency

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Achieving global process consistency can be quite rewarding, from both a performance improvement and cost reduction perspective.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2011/12/6-reasons-to-maintain-global-process-consistency/

Jun 01 2011

Five Reasons to Implement Process Improvement beyond your Four Walls

Effective process improvement needs be conducted beyond the “four walls” of your manufacturing plant.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2011/06/five-reasons-to-implement-process-improvement-beyond-your-four-walls/

Mar 08 2011

Four Steps to Improving Process Assets

Four steps to take and improve the value of your business processes, and continue to improve the value over time, as a continuation of the discussion of whether or not a process can be viewed as an asset.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2011/03/4-steps-to-improving-process-assets/

Feb 09 2011

Operational Excellence through Enterprise Quality

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Valeo has 121 plants manufacturing automotive parts designed at 61 R&D centers for 10 product families that go into automotives from every major car brand.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2011/02/operational-excellence-through-enterprise-quality/

Dec 17 2010

Are Business Processes an Asset?

It is easy to view a machine as an asset. It has a specific financial cost, an expected life expectancy and a reasonably predictable monetary or economic value on the market if you were to resell it. But what about a process? Can the same evaluation be performed?

Permanent link to this article: http://www.apriso.com/blog/2010/12/are-business-processes-an-asset/